nose informer 1 realization
NEW Realization 1
Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme nose
Meaning 1 nose
Meaning 2 informer, telltale He was just a little thief and a nose.
'Он был мелким воришкой и осведомителем.'
Reference
Comment The verb sense of 'pry, search' first recorded 1648, from the noun (www.etymonline.com).